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conversation that took place probably 30 years ago between bill moyers and a former justice talking about the constitution. this question goes to what is at the heart of constitutionalism and the rule of law. in the course of that conversation, after a long discussion about constitutionalism, blackman turns to moyers and says it is really the preamble that breathes life into the constitution. i wonder whether that is a point of view that you hold and whether you think it has relevance. >> the preamble -- we, the people of the united states. i used to be able to quote it. i do not think i can now. [laughter] the preamble is important. we, the people. but it is not the only thing. i had a very interesting conversation in china. i have gone there twice. the first time was a few years ago. it was maybe eight or 10 years ago. i went to beijing and then we went to shanghai. in shanghai, whereas to meet with a group of businessmen. these businessmen had all been involved in dot.coms and had lost a lot of money. most of them had made a lot back. i was fascinated. one of them said, i prefer the cu
for the port. under the leadership of director moyer and our staff, they have done a phenomenal job. i mean with america's cup, exploratory the warriors the giants you name it and they have just stepped up to the plate and they have done a phenomenal job and so since this is our last meeting of the year, i just want to thank our staff thank you. plast. >> well on behalf of all of the hard working staff of the port, thank you it's been a long time coming and we have been in support of the commissioner along the way and our partners along the city and so thank you for that acknowledgement but please take some of it back. >> thank you. thank you everyone. items from the consent cal lar item eight a to award construction contract 279 electrical service upgrade to an builders incorporated in an amount not to intercede $2,849,999 in a kin semi-cy of 10% for a total authorization not to exceed then $71,049 and item b requests a no cost ten years license with golden gate auto -- society to install and maintain imported soil and plants with the upland area and the earn portion of sea wall a
and director moyer, good afternoon. thank you for giving me the at some point to give you a little i am insight to blue and gold fleet. i would like to start out with a brief history of blue and gold fleet. blue and gold has been a port tenants when the found ore deer recognized the opportunity that existed to operate excursions and cruises. the first set sail from peer 39 and blue and gold expanded into the community computer service in 1931 the service started after the lulla competer earthquake in 1939 and was the beginning of the resurgence in 87. and the service started in 86 when marine world moved to value lay hough when the services conceived it was thought that the traffic would be from -- the unanticipated service was a healthy commuter market with passengers commuting to their jobs in san francisco. blue and gold acquired most of the crawllies red and white fleet which included the alcatraz service and ang gel island and sauce leet toe [spelling?] and in addition, to the peer 41 the marine terminal at pier 41 was part of the acas i say and in 2,007 the blue and gold recei
and a lot of credit goes to bran son and many of my preed says cor and is monique moyer that has gotten us to this point and right now we are looking to the establish a policy with the board of supervisors that gives us a -- to support this before looking at any particular project. we have present proposed policy to the capital planning committee on november 19th and we will go back for action this month and we are looking to the bring the city policy to the board of interferes in early 2013 and so as brad said i'll go over the policy and then brad will go over three major projects that we are proposing the use of i f d for. and so the port commission is very well aware in 1969, we got our 54 piers nine react activated and we have an extraordinarily large deferred maintenance problem in the magnitude of $2.2 million and what the port earned as an enterprise is not enough to deal with the assets and the defined problems and so one of our major strategies that the port has initiated in the last decade is to find other source and is so we can be successful leveraging the important assets fo
would like to. >> good afternoon commissioners director moyer and as al, leaves i would acknowledge that i worked with him before and it's a coincidence we had worked together judge and for me to be here and so i'm here to provide with you a brief update on the jefferson project and judge snow the project extends from jounce street to hide along jefferson and includes complete replacement of the sidewalks sidewalks and road way and the sides will remain 15 feet and an all knew 19-foot sidewalk will be added to the north side of the street this will result in had a twin road way and park parking is eliminated within those limits. in terms of where we are the bids were opened on october third in the to proceed was granted to bell man landscape and construction on december third and construction is scheduled to begin on january second and expected to be completed by june of 2013 in time for the summer's america's cup racings. the first phase of construction will entail the removal the tractions on the north siteside of the street and then followed by repavings and once that is comple
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